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RFI (Request for Information) 20-074 Computer Aided Dispatch Automatic Vehicle Location System (CAD/AVL)

GoTriangle is gathering information that may lead to a formal procurement process and invites your firm to provide input associated with this Request for Information. Any suggestions received through this inquiry may be incorporated into a final scope that will provide the basis of a possible Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase of an Integrated Computer Aided Dispatch Automatic Vehicle Location System (CAD/AVL). Response to this RFI does not guarantee an award during the subsequent solicitation process nor will GoTriangle be responsible for any preparation costs associated with the submission of any data in response to this RFI. This Request For Information (RFI) is only a request for expressions of interest and submission of qualifications and capabilities to GoTriangle and is not intended to be formal procurement of services or equipment, nor is response to this RFI a prerequisite to submitting a formal proposal in the future.

To obtain a copy of the Request for Information (RFI) document, firms shall download the document from the GoTriangle’s website at https://gotriangle.org/procurement-opportunities Responses are due on September 29, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. EDT via email at procurement@gotriangle.org. Questions regarding the RFI shall be directed to David Moore, Procurement Administrator at procurement@GoTriangle.org. Purpose of Request for Information (RFI)

The objectives of this RFI are to identify a short list of vendors that will match GoTriangle’s unique system needs. The questions are formed with the intent to understand whether the solution can address not only the required functionality, but also the distinct needs of the Authority. GoTriangle thanks you in advance for your time and look forward to developing an informed opinion about your company and the solutions that they offer.

Addendums

RFI 20-074 Addendum 1

Questions were posed by firms that indicated an interest in this Request for Information (RFI) document from GoTriangle. The purpose of this Addendum 1 is to answer those questions. The Proposal Submittal Deadline remains unchanged and Proposals will be received until September 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm. EDT.


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